Protecting an Elderly Loved One

  • Two Ways Assisted Living Can Help Battle Loneliness

    24 September 2020

    About 28 percent of seniors live alone. Since social isolation is associated with increased mortality rates in people who report feeling lonely, helping seniors stay connected to others is critical to their health and well-being. Here are two ways assisted living can help battle loneliness in older folks. Close Quarters Encourage Engagement While aging in place may sound like a great idea—after all, the senior gets to stay in the home they know and love—it can actually be very problematic if the person is cut off from others.

  • Are All Retirement Communities the Same? How to Choose a Senior Living Residence

    22 July 2020

    Do you need assisted living, independent living, or skilled nursing care? If you're ready to research retirement communities, take a look at the top questions about senior living apartments answered. What is Senior Living? Do you know the difference between a retirement community, a senior living community, and a nursing home? With the number of names senior care communities use, it's easy to feel confused by the labels. To better understand what senior living is and isn't, consider: